Steve Hogg shuts up shop and opens consultancy

Former Hoggosaurus Toymaster shop owner launches consultancy company for the toy trade.
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Steve Hogg (pictured) will target small to medium-sized companies in need of an experienced advisor, but which cannot justify the cost of employing a full time manager.

Hogg ran his own chain of Hoggosaurus Toymaster shops for almost 20 years and before that held senior management positions at the Early Learning Centre and Zodiac Toys. He has been a member of the Toymaster selection committee for the past 15 years.

Hogg commented: "The current economic situation, an approaching significant birthday and a desire to work less than seven days a week have lead to my decision to exit retailing. However, I am pleased that two of my shops will continue trading with another Toymaster member.

"I am looking forward to helping new and diverse companies in the future who feel they may benefit from my guidance”.

Steve can offer help and advice in a variety of areas including pricing and terms, stock management, cash-flow and budgeting, cost analysis, product profitability, range selection, database and systems management, store location and more.

For further details contact Steve on 07710 742183 or


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